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CJME Regina 1976 - Jim Goddard

(photo) Jim Goddard in the CJME Newsroom 1976 in Regina Saskatchewan.

At CJME-AM, the Top News Tip of the Year received $1,000.


These were the days before computers and your keyboard was a manual typewriter. All the newscasts had to be typed. CN/CP teletype provided news from around the world and BN Voice service provide some of the voice clips used in the newscast. Many interviews were done locally either in person using tape machines or by telephone. The edited clips were played as part of the newscast.

Jim Goddard started his radio career at CKYL Peace River, Alberta before this as DJ and newscaster. In 1976 one of the Newsmen at CJME-AM was Jim Goddard. He then moved to CFRW and CKY in Winnipeg for a few years then back to CJME in 1980 as Sports Director. From there to CHAB Moose Jaw.

In 1982 he moved to Vancouver and was a reporter for a number of radio stations including News 1130 CKWX Vancouver in 1996. He spent 14 plus years as a reporter for news 1130 in Vancouver. He also taught Media Law at BCIT and Broadcast Journalism at Columbia Academy in Vancouver.

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